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New Headteacher of Holmleigh Park High School

We are delighted to announce that Patrick Farmbrough has been appointed as Headteacher of Holmleigh Park High School in Tuffley, Gloucester, from 1 September 2019.  Holmleigh Park High School, formerly Beaufort Co-operative Academy, joined Greenshaw Learning Trust at the start of June.

Patrick brings significant school leadership experience and will work with the community in Tuffley to support the school’s improvement journey. Patrick is currently Vice Principal at Westminster Academy in London and was part of the team who took the school from Inadequate to Outstanding. Patrick has an excellent track record in improving teaching and learning and delivering outcomes for students.

Will Smith, CEO of Greenshaw Learning Trust, commented: “I am delighted to be welcoming Patrick to the Trust. Patrick brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the school and is fully committed to providing a positive learning environment to allow every student to fulfil their potential now and in the future.”

Patrick will be taking over from Interim Headteacher, Ben Parnell, on 1 September 2019. Mr Parnell will continue to be closely involved with Holmleigh Park High School, as Greenshaw Learning Trust Director of Education, supporting Mr Farmbrough, the staff and students.